Listen in on the podcast "The Concussion Discussion" featured on Whistle and a Clipboard. This podcast features Dr. Bloom in a candid discussion with Coach Jason Oates on topics from the importance of the coach/athlete relationship, what sparked Dr. Bloom's interest in sports-related concussion, and sheds some important light on this ever-evolving injury. http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jason-h-oates/whistle-and-a-clipboard/episode/32726676?autoplay=true
CSCC's Medical Director, Dr. Josh Bloom, recently had an article published in AT&SHC. His "Pearls of Practice" article was featured in the November/December 2013 issue and highlighted the vestibular and oculo-motor assessments used by our providers and athletic trainers as part of our comprehensive concussion evaluation. Read the full article here.
UPDATED POSITION STATEMENTS, 2013 Three new position statements were recently release from major medical organizations, outlining the most recent recommendations regarding concussion recognition and management. The Consensus statement on concussion in sport was released following the International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich in November 2012. The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine released its position [...]
October 2012 The physicians of Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine would like to take a moment and share some exciting changes to our practice. First, we would like to thank you for your patience as our Cary Location has undergone a significant physical change. The additional space and much needed facelift to the [...]
On Sunday, May 20 the News & Observer ran an article featuring Sanderson girls soccer goalie, Carly Tinstman. The story documented her concussion history, and followed her recovery from her most recent injury. See the link below for the full article. http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/05/19/2076699/sanderson-soccer-goalie-battles.html
In 2008, Jaquan Waller of Greenville, NC suffered from Second Impact Syndrome which tragically ended his life. Since his death, high schools across the country have been questioning and re-addressing how they manage sports-related concussions. On January 29, a full-length documentary titled "Big Hits, Broken Dreams" will examine the risks associated with these injuries. Click here for a [...]
Coinciding with the 2011 Youth Sports Safety Summit, the NATA has authored a position sstatement addressing prevention of sudden death in youth sports. See the complete position statement here.
October 6, 2011 NY Times Report Indicates an Increase in Concussion Awareness
Hey sports fans! MLB's opening day is tomorrow. With the dawn of a new season, Major League Baseball is instituting new guidelines in how concussions are managed among players AND umpires. As the understanding and management of this injury continues to evolve, it is reassuring that professional sports organizations are taking steps to [...]
A recent article in Time Magazine outlines details of a study that says kids are returning to sports too soon after suffering from concussions.